more than 1500 veterans
over 300 service providers
A history of the
Veteran Benefit Expo
2015SalemIn ODVA's 70th year as an agency serving Oregon veterans, the idea was born to bring together under one roof as many state, federal, and community veteran service providers as possible. The result? Nearly 100 service providers packed the Salem Convention Center with hundreds of veterans in attendance.
2016PortlandTo bring valuable benefits and resources to a broad audience, the Veteran Benefit Expo took place in the Portland Memorial Coliseum with the addition of informational workshops throughout the day.
2017Central OregonFor its third year, the Veteran Benefit Expo crossed the mountains to sunny Central Oregon for a Saturday full of helpful resources, entertainment, and family activities at the Bank of the Cascades Center and Deschutes Fair & Expo.
2018Southern OregonThe Veteran Benefit Expo heads south in 2018 - check back for more details!